Season 1, Episode 17 The Congress

First Aired: March 20, 1989

Burns's 1989 commemoration of the U.S. Congress during its bicentennial year. Interviewed: David Broder, Alistair Cooke, Cokie Roberts, Charles McDowell. Also: diary readings, and archival stills and clips (the McCarthy and Watergate hearings among them). Narrator: David McCullough.

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  • Premiered: October 6, 2002
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A series of documentaries by Ken Burns, including 'The Statue of Liberty,' 'Brooklyn Bridge,' 'Thomas Jefferson' and episodes of 'Jazz' and 'Baseball.' (more)

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